The impending demise of Mozilla's identity management system, Persona, doesn't thange the fact that a sound blend of password management and unified authentication is the future of identity management says V Balasubramanian.
Automated attack breaks access system used by Google and Facebook
The SC Magazine UK roundtable convened with several industry experts to talk about the issues surround identity and access management
SCMagazineUK.com investigates the real value of biometric IDs, particularly fingerprints, on smartphones.
Your business needs to secure itself against the new wave of Summer Interns, says Chris Sullivan.
Eyeprints - of veins in the white, not the iris of an eye - captured via selfie are another biometric option for 2-factor security, but concerns about the implications of compromise remain.
Identity management is a complex task that requires not just a hefty dose of common sense when sharing information on the Internet, but also a reliance on third-party businesses to safeguard that information and respect consumer privacy, says Andrew Thomas.
Differences in brain patterns allow a computer to currently achieve 94 percent accuracy in identification, but a lot more work is needed to make it a security id option.
Incidents of identity theft and cyber-fraud are increasing in line with the overall growth in recorded frauds, according to a report by the fraud prevention service, Cifas.
A team of Dutch scientists is proposing a new security system for credit cards and passports which uses the power of quantum physics - and which is apparently 'impossible to hack'.
One in four consumers has been a victim of identity theft, an issue which came out as the leading concern among 1,000 respondents in a survey commissioned by Centrify.
The Government's Verify scheme to confirm IDs is behind scheuduled uptake, but its CISP threat intelligence sharing scheme is ahead of target.
Passwords have numerous failings, including their ability to be shared or stolen, meaning that they are not a secure way to authenticate identity, and other options must now be adopted says Dana Epp
Torben Andersen describes the top eight reasons why multi-factor authentication is a security best practice that CEOs need to ensure is implemented.
Touch fingerprint ID: still hackable on the iPhone 6 and not noticably more secure.
Biometric id options need appropriate mobile computing support to ensure that they too are not compromised says Jon Geater.
Identity, payment and security need to become seamless and inherently more secure in themselves than anything we currently use for mobile identity, says Nick Barth.
A different attitude to privacy and security among many new workplace entrants is a potential risk that has to be managed says Chris Sullivan.
But where does this leave anyone whose electronic identity has been stolen as a result of a malware infection?
One of the hot topics at this week's Identity Management conference in London was how to secure cloud-computing resources on a tight budget.
A conference in London highlights the contrasting fortunes on digital identity in the UK and Belgium.
Despite the dangers of insider threats, Gartner analysts Tom Scholtz and Ant Allan believe that trusting people can go a long way to improving business security.
Philip Turner, the newly appointed GM for European Operations at US-based identity management specialists Okta, told SC Magazine that opening of its central London office is spearheading international expansion, with the company expected to open offices in the main European centres over the coming year.
Dropbox has announced the addition of single sign-on (SSO) technology to its administrator console.
The concept of being prepared for the worst crosses over all types of incidents.